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Barred Plymouth Rock History, Characteristics, and Profile

Barred Plymouth Rock History, Characteristics, and Profile

Poultry
Barred Rock, Plymouth Rock, or Barred Plymouth Rock (BPR or PBR chicken) is one of the most popular chicken breeds raised by Filipino heritage chicken breeders. It is only second to Rhode Island Red in terms of popularity and one of the widely available American heritage chicken breeds in the country although most are not truly pure breeds. Barred Rock Origin Plymouth Rock was developed in America in the middle of the 19th century and was first exhibited as a breed in 1869. Several individuals claimed its invention, using crosses of Dominique, Java, Cochin, and Brahma. The first Plymouth Rock was barred and other varieties developed later. The Breed became popular very rapidly, and, until World War II, no breed was ever kept and bred as extensively as the Barred Plymouth Rock. Its pop...